Kerry Logistics kicks off Myanmar’s dry port plan

Hong Kong-based company Kerry Logistics has won a concession to operate two inland ports in Myanmar, part of the government’s plan to construct a network of dry ports across the country under a United Nations initiative. Myanmar’s sea ports are receiving an administrative overhaul with the help of Japan’s Hitachi.StaffMyanmar’s sea ports are receiving an […]

Myanmar urged to strengthen tax revenues

Myanmar has been urged to strengthen its tax revenues, in light of widening budget deficits, according to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). With increased expenditures, the country’s budget deficit widened to 4.9 per cent in 2013, from 3.9 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2012. […]

Myanmar calls on stake holders to cooperate in census

Myanmar has called for all stake holders to cooperate in taking first nationwide census in three decades in 2014 for working out national development plan. Minister of Immigration and Population U Khin Yi spoke out to the media that the 12-day census taking, using a work force of 120, 000, will be carried out from […]